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Alcohol Sensor Technology Coming to a Car Near You

Have you ever heard of a Breathalyzer (or breath machine) being installed into the vehicle of a drunk driver after a drunk driving incident? Have you ever stopped and thought, “Why wasn’t the breath machine already installed into the vehicle in the first place? The entire accident could have been avoided.” Well, thanks to the…

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Illinois Has a Drunk Driving Problem

There was a story on the news on Thursday, April 21 about a fatal drunk driving accident in the 3400 block of South California Avenue in Chicago. Per ABC 7, a drunk driver was traveling at just under 80 mph on Monday morning (it was just after midnight) when she crashed into a median. The…

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Congress Is Taking on Drunk Driving in Surface Transportation Bill

People who have been convicted of driving while under the influence are familiar with certain ignition interlock devices. These are the types of devices that prevent a driver from operating a vehicle when he or she is inebriated. The driver cannot even turn the vehicle on without blowing into the breathalyzer and determining whether the…

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Civil Litigation vs. Criminal Charges in Drunk Driving Cases

Car accidents that result from drunk driving account for numerous tragedies that occur every day in our nation. In fact, according to the Center for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC) 29 Americans die in alcohol-related vehicle accidents every day. If you suffered injuries in a drunk driving crash, the medical expenses, physical pain, and property…

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